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about that distributor
Klaus, Are you willing to post the identity of that small distributor that has stock of the 2011 Houdini? I'll bet readers of this thread would be happy to give them some business! If you ...

In GEAR » 2013 Spring Patagonia Houdini Pants / Jacket
January 07, 7:51pm

Thank you all for the ideas and suggestions. Jason, thank you for searching for me! Mark

In GEAR » repairs in general, and repairs to my rain jacket
January 25, 9:13am

repairs in general, and repairs to my rain jacket
I'm surprised to see that there is no forum for repairs. Part of BPL's mission is to promote gear that tends to get torn and abraded and broken, so I thought there would be much discussion...

In GEAR » repairs in general, and repairs to my rain jacket
January 22, 8:03pm

color of marmot zeus
What color is the Marmot Zeus? The top photo shows a jacket in an olive or camo green, but the bottom photo shows a much brighter green. Also, what condition is the jacket in? Mark

In Gear Swap » FS: Down Jackets and Neoair - Gently used
December 04, 7:43pm

pic? waist size?
If it's still available, can you post or send a picture? I have a bit of a belly. I am usually okay with an American size Large, but I think Rab uses a trim profile. Can you take a measure...

In Gear Swap » FS: Rab Momentum eVent jacket size XL Blue
December 03, 10:06pm

If the jacket is still for sale, can you send or post a picture? Mark

In Gear Swap » Marmot Zeus 850 fill down jacket XL
December 03, 8:52pm

quantitative versus subjective
So do these numbers square with BPL's consistent opinion that eVent keeps one significantly drier? In particular, Will, did the humidity numbers square with your subjective experience of the j...

In Editor's Roundtable » Field Testing Air Permeable Waterproof-Breathable Fabric Technologies – Part 2: Are There Detectable Differences Under Real World Backpacking Conditions?
October 26, 8:57pm

durability of wool brands
Any data on durability of Icebreaker, Smartwool, and Ibex wool tops? I haven't had any problems with bottoms and accessories, and I take the lower durability of wool socks (versus synthetic) a...

In GEAR » durability of wool brands
April 22, 8:22am

scale for weighing the fancy gear
All: I thought I had read a recommendation on BPL for a backpacker's scale, but now I can't find it. Any favorites? I figure the ultimate scale would let me weigh 20 pounds at a quarter-ounce ...

In GEAR » scale for weighing the fancy gear
November 09, 8:51pm

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